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Notary Public Apostilles

Apostilles is a official process to verify the signatures of Australian officials on documents are genuine before they can be accepted by the Hague Convention countries.  In Australia, apostilles may be done through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).  During the process, DFAT will verify a signature, stamp or seal on an official Australian public documents with the specimen hold on file.  An apostille certificate will be attached on the public document after the signature, stamp or seal on file are verified.

Following are the Hague Convention States:

Hague Convention Countries 
Andorra
Argentina
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Bahamas
Belgium
Belize
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Brazil
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Canada
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Estonia
Fiji
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Guatemala
Honduras
Hong Kong
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macau
Macedonia
Malta
Mauritius
Mexico
Monaco
Montenegro
Morocco
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Saint Kitts and Nevis
San Marino
Serbia
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Africa
South Korea
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sweden
Switzerland
Thailand
Trinidad and Tobago
Turkey
Ukraine
United Kingdom
Uruguay
Venezuela
Zimbabwe

 

Information about the apostille or authentication service can be found at https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/consular-services/notarial-services/documents-in-australia